[rescue] Solbourne Computers
xemacs5 at gmail.com
Fri May 11 03:25:41 CDT 2007
They had a "K-Bus" architecture line, and what was essentially a Sun
Sparc1+ clone line, using their own chips.
There were chip bugs and slight differences from real Suns, which is
why they needed their own OS distribution. The K-bus was different
enough of course to need its own distro.
The K-bus was pretty beefy and would have been extensible except that
Solbourne either changed focus and/or went under.
Any chance the MacIvory and/or LISP machines can be located?
On 5/11/07, Steve Jones <smj+rescue at crash.com> wrote:
> I had generally good experiences with Solbournes in the 1991 time-
> frame at Aware in Cambridge, MA and again at HyperDesk in Westboro, MA
> in 1993-94.
> rescue list - http://www.sunhelp.org/mailman/listinfo/rescue
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